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Mercedes-Benz Wants Full Hybrid Lineup by 2013

Mercedes-Benz wants to have a full hybrid lineup in both Europe and the United States by 2014.

"We have a leading position in the premium segment concerning alternative propulsion systems, and we will defend it," said Daimler's E-Drive and Future Mobility chief, Herbert Kohler, in an interview with Automotive News Europe.

The full hybrid lineup will include a C-Class hybrid and E-Class hybrid variants launched in Europe by 2013 and the S-Class plug-in hybrid...
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Around the World in... a Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz developed a B-class electric-fuel (EF) vehicle. Proving its technical acuity, Mercedes-Benz planning to drive the car around the world in 125 days. In total, the journey will cover 14 countries on four continents, including portions of the United States.

The F-cell is powered by electricity generated by an onboard hydrogen fuel-cell stack and stored in a lithium-ion battery pack. The electric motor produces 134 horsepower (hp) and 215 lb.-ft. of torque, providing a…

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Mercedes Confirms SLS AMG E-Cell Production

Mercedes has officially confirmed plans to put the SLS AMG E-Cell into production.

Green-lighted under the company's "AMG Performance 2015" strategy, the production model will likely mimic the prototype that has been leaked, teased, and driven by David Coulthard.

As you may recall, the car is motivated by a 48 kWh lithium-ion battery which sends power to four synchronous electric motors that produce a combined 392 kW (526 bhp / 533 PS) and 880 Nm...

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BIOME: A Frankenstein Concept

We've always been told to dream big. For this year's Los Angeles Design contest, Mercedes-Benz inventors have done exactly that by whipping up a futuristic concept named...

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Look Out for B-Class F-Cell!

If you happen upon the 2011 B-Class hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle, consider yourself privileged! Mercedes-Benz announced that just 70 of the latest fuel-efficient automobiles will be available for 3-year leases in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas; Fletcher Jones Motorcars being one of only two chosen SoCal dealerships given the cars. Only a few of these cars will end up in private hands, however, as Mercedes has initially targeted fleet operators and public figures to...
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SLS Goes Electric!

For those of you who purchased Tesla shares during its recent IPO, it might be time to reconsider! With the SLS AMG "Gullwing" flying off dealership lots, MB now introduces a newborn sibling, named "E-Cell" and powered by...
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